Reading with the Pastor Joshua 3, Revelation 9 and Psalm 95 Observations in Joshua God affirms Joshua’s leadership at the Jordan in the same way He affirmed Moses leadership at the the Red Sea (vss. 7-9). Whatever “natural means” God may have used to part the waters of the Jordan, there is still the supernatural … More Indifference to the Bible is Empty-Headed
Saturday Afternoon Musing “The LORD reigns, let the earth rejoice; …….let the many coastlands be glad!” Psalm 97:1 It is in the nature of things that all created sentient beings (angels and mankind) could not possibly comprehend what it means to be uncreated. We who are contingent beings cannot comprehend what it means … More Less than Amoebas
Tuesday is for Tozer Preaching: Imperfect Interpreters “Having been born again…through the word of God which lives and abides forever…. Now this is the word which by the gospel was preached to you.” –1 Peter 1:23,25 Tozer comments with great honesty about the difficulty of speaking the words of truth. “Now, I suppose more … More Figuring Out How to Preach and What the Word Says
Monday Discussion How do you think about yourself and your life as a Christian? Who are you in Christ? What is a biblical way of thinking about the answer to those questions that can transform your spiritual life? Some more questions What is the self identity of the Christian? How is the believer to view … More What is a Christian? How Should He View Himself and His Mission?
Tuesday is for Preaching Why should a pastor preach expositionally? The content below is not mine. It is from 9Marks ministry. There is wisdom and challenge here for the young church planter to chew on. A pastor should preach expositionally because God works through God’s word. God speaking is God acting.* God created by his Word (Gen. 1:3; Ps. 33:6), and he recreates … More Is Expositional Preaching the Best Way to Unpack the Word of God?
Wednesday is for Prayer Long day today and a longer one tomorrow. No time to write something new, so here is a brief offering from John Piper’s Tuesday blog. Let’s make this our prayer for all the saints of God, especially leaders, today. On the Subject of J.C. Ryle, I would also recommend A Call … More Longing for Holiness and True Sanctification
Thursday is for Discipleship When the hairy-backed motorcyclist pulls up at the same red light, my wife glances and says, “Ohh, I couldn’t have married you if your back was that hairy.” Turning to my 19-year-old daughter in the back seat, I say, “Do you see from how thin a thread your existence is hung?” … More Discipleship Produces Goodness